• Hospital auxiliary volunteers recognized

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted an appreciation luncheon for auxiliary volunteers on April 7.

    Hospital CEO Jane Wheatley spoke to the group, recognizing their commitment and contributions to Taylor Regional Hospital. 

    With 61 workers, the auxiliary gave 8,805 1/2 volunteer hours in 2008 by working at the information desk, surgery department, emergency department, radiology department, cancer center, greeter and gift shop. 

  • Thompson honored with bridal shower

    Jayne Thompson was honored with a bridal shower April 26 at the home of Patti Phillips and Ashley Phillips. She will marry Grant Litton at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday at Woodlawn Christian Church in Campbellsville. Pictured are, from left, Patti Phillips, Jayne and Ashley Phillips.

  • Kendall completes basic training

    Army Pvt. Joseph W. Kendall has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.

  • Guthrie speaks at Lincoln Dinner

    2nd District Congressman Brett Guthrie was the keynote speaker Saturday, April 18 at the Taylor County Republican Women's annual Lincoln Dinner at Taylor County Middle School.


  • Williams honored with surprise birthday party

    Lydia Williams was honored with a surprise 60th birthday party on Saturday, April 18, hosted by Frank Kidwell. Family, friends, co-workers and church members attended the all-day affair, which featured plenty of food and fellowship.

  • Langlois presented military honor

    Bob Langlois was recently presented with an award for his faithful service in the military, as a parent and family man and as a servant to his community and county. Langlois is pictured with his three sons, from left: Petty Officer Joel Langlois, U.S. Navy Reserves; Lt. Colonel designate Jonathan Langlois, U.S. Marine Corp.; Bob Langlois, U.S. Air Force retired; and Lt. Commander Paul Langlois, U.S. Navy. Langlois and his wife Bonnie live in Elk Horn.

  • Hafley-Thornton

    Leann Nicole Hafley and Benjamin Daryl Thornton, both of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 25.

    Hafley is the daughter of Warren Hafley of Lebanon and Nancy Hafley of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Mildred Hafley of Gravel Switch and the late Clifton Hafley and Mack and Theresa Brady.

    She is a 2003 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University. Hafley is employed as a social worker and case manager for child support at Maximus Inc. in Chattanooga, Tenn.

  • Newton-Jones

    Helen E. Newton and James "Lowell" Jones, both of Columbia, exchanged wedding vows on April 8.

    The wedding ceremony took place at The Historical Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nev.

    The couple will be making their home at the Holmes Bend dock area in Adair County.


  • Williams-Jewell

    Leslie Reneé Williams of Campbellsville and Pasa'lo Cortez Jewell of Louisville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 9.

    Williams is the daughter of the Rev. Morrisdine and Mary Williams of Campbellsville. She has one child, Chrysla D. Martin. Her grandparents are the late Isles and Pauline Young.

    She is a 1998 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed at Insight Communications in Louisville.

    Jewell is the son of Reginald and Betty Jewell of Louisville. His grandparents are Annie Jewell and Pauline Lovely, both of Louisville.

  • Forcht Bank Bowl set for Aug. 22 at CHS

    The inaugural Forcht Bank Bowl football games will take place on Saturday, Aug. 22 on Dave Fryrear Field at Campbellsville High School.

    The host CHS Eagles will entertain LaRue County at 6 p.m. with Breathitt County meeting Mercer County at 8:30.

    In 2010, during the second year of the contract, LaRue County battles Mercer County at 6 with Campbellsville tangling with Breathitt County at 8:30 on Saturday, Aug. 21.

    Tickets will be $8 and no passes will be honored.